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Three Honored With 29th Kyoto Prize

Three Honored With 29th Kyoto Prize

Three individuals have been awarded the 29th Kyoto Prize, Japan’s highest private award for global achievement.

China’s Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Ranked World’s Fastest

China’s Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Ranked World’s Fastest

A supercomputer developed by Chinese researchers has been named the world’s fastest.

Chinese ‘Container Hospitals’ Ready To Deploy In Africa

Chinese ‘Container Hospitals’ Ready To Deploy In Africa

Africa’s first ‘container hospital’, developed by Chinese scientists, could be ready for use by the end of June, following two years of development.

Record Dengue Season Predicted In Thailand

Record Dengue Season Predicted In Thailand

With more than 40 deaths and almost 40,000 cases of dengue fever reported in Thailand so far this year, health experts are warning this could be the largest-ever epidemic.

Shenzhou-10 Successfully Docks With Tiangong Space Lab

Shenzhou-10 Successfully Docks With Tiangong Space Lab

China’s Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft successfully completed an automated docking procedure with the Tiangong-1 space lab on Thursday.

Oldest Man In History Dies In Kyoto, Japan At 116

Oldest Man In History Dies In Kyoto, Japan At 116

The world’s oldest living man, Jiroemon Kimura, died early Wednesday morning in Kyoto, Japan. He was 116 years old.

HKUST Retains Lead In QS University Rankings: Asia 2013

HKUST Retains Lead In QS University Rankings: Asia 2013

The QS University Rankings: Asia 2013 rankings was released this week by Quacquarelli Symonds.

India’s Neutrino Project Sparks Earthquake Worry

India’s Neutrino Project Sparks Earthquake Worry

Scientists say that tunneling for India’s neutrino lab – the biggest underground particle physics laboratory in the world – will not trigger quakes in the Western Ghats.

Fukushima Radiation Poses No Immediate Health Risks: UN Science Panel

Fukushima Radiation Poses No Immediate Health Risks: UN Science Panel

Radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear accident is unlikely to result in future health problems, according to a new scientific report by the UN.

Australia-China Joint Water Research Center Launched In Beijing

Australia-China Joint Water Research Center Launched In Beijing

A new joint research center between Australia and China will address water resources management issues faced by both countries.